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Ratan Bera

Postdoctoral Associate
  • Ph.D., 2018, Physiscs, Institute for Plasma Research, India
  • M.S., 2012, Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
  • B.Sc., 2010, Physics, University of Calcutta, India
Ratan Bera
Aerospace & Ocean Engineering (MC0203)
Randolph Hall Annex, RM 107
460 Old Turner Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061
  • High energy density plasma physics (laser/beam-plasma interation, plasma based accelerators & inertial confinement fusion)
  • Fluid- and particle-in-cell (PIC)- simulation
  • Numerical methods and algorithms
  • 2015, PSSI Poster Award at National Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology, SINP, Kolkata, India
  • 2014, PSSI Poster Award at National Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology, Kerala, India
  • 2019 - Present, Postdoctoral research associate, Virginia Tech
  • 2019, Postdoctoral fellow, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
  • 2018-2019, Postdoctoral fellow, Institute for Plasma Research, India